What I loved was the diversity of ideas explored and the diversity and number of actors involved. - Susan Allen.
inspiraTO's 14th Playwriting Contest is now open!
Canada's largest ten-minute play festival is gearing up for its 14th season. Voices need to be heard. Stories need to be seen. Theatre needs to be experienced. This year's theme: Outcast. Submit a ten-minute play to inspiraTO's Playwritng Contest and see your story on stage. Deadline to submit: November 20, 2018. Details here.
Over 100 theatre artists and 30 production volunteers taking part each season. There are so many ways to be involved.
New this year:
We are excited to announce Theatre inspiraTO’s Playwright’s Toolbox Program: an in-depth process in crafting a ten-minute play. This is a hands-on approach to learning the art of theatre creation in this format (one play will be automatically selected to be in the festival!) Workshops: Sept. 6, 13, 20 and Oct. 18, 6:30 to 9:30 pm (Toronto). Deadline to apply: August 24. Thank you to our sponsors for making this possible! Details here.
Be part of the Director’s Toolbox Program: Learn the craft of directing. Direct a play in the festival. Weekend intensive: Jan. 11 -13. Other key dates: May 21 (7 to 9 pm), June 3 (6:30 to 9:30 pm) plus rehearsal and tech times. Application and details posted in September. Details here.
Call for guest directors posted in January 2019. Details here.
Open call for auditions posted in February 2019 (auditions held in March). Details here.
30 production crew and volunteer opportunities: Ongoing. Details here.
Thank you to all those who made inspiraTO a worthwhile experience.
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Theatre inspiraTO, the producers of the inspiraTO Festival, Canada's largest ten-minute play festival, is entering its 14th year. Each season, playwrights from around the globe submit a ten-minute play based on a theme. The inspiraTO Festival is held in Toronto in late May/early June and provides over 100 theatre artists an opportunity to participate, network, learn and grow their craft.